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The Consumer Services Guide is searchable directory of resources which can help you with consumer problems and questions. There are multiple editions of the 'Guide', some which deal with specific issues such as housing or credit. The full directory, the Consumer Service Guide Edition, provides access to all the resources collected by Consumer Action.
 

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  • API Legal Outreach
    API Legal Outreach's mission is to promote culturally and linguistically appropriate services for the most marginalized segments of the API community. Their work is currently focused in the areas of domestic violence, violence against women, immigration and immigrant rights, senior law and elder abuse, human trafficking, public benefits, and social justice issues.

  • Appleseed
    A non-profit network of 17 public interest justice centers in the United States and Mexico, Appleseed is dedicated to building a society in which opportunities are genuine, access to the law is universal and equal, and government advances the public interest. Appleseed uncovers and corrects injustices and barriers to opportunity through legal, legislative and market-based structural reform. Working with our huge pro bono network, we…

  • Arbitration Certification Program (ACP)
    The Department of Consumer Affairs' Arbitration Certification Program (ACP) certifies and monitors third-party arbitration programs of participating automobile manufacturers to ensure compliance with California laws and regulations governing resolution of warranty disputes involving new/used vehicles purchased with the manufacturer's new-car warranty. The ACP also ensures that certified programs conduct dispute resolution in a fair and expeditious manner.

  • Architects Board
    The California Architects Board (Board) was created in 1901 by the California Legislature to fulfill the mission of protecting the health, safety, and welfare of the public through the regulation of the practice of architecture in California. It is one of numerous boards, bureaus, commissions, and committees within the Department of Consumer Affairs responsible for consumer protection and the regulation of licensed professionals. The Board…

  • Arizona - Attorney General
    The Attorney General’s Office represents and provides legal advice to most State agencies; enforces consumer protection and civil rights laws; and prosecutes criminals charged with complex financial crimes and certain conspiracies involving illegal drugs. In addition, all appeals statewide from felony convictions are handled by this Office.

  • Arizona - Better Business Bureau (BBB)
    Contact for pre-purchase inquiry and complaint information on local businesses. Takes complaints on companies and arbitrates problems and disputes. Monitors and reviews local advertising and tracks and reports on charitable organizations.

  • Arizona - Corporation Commission
    Each state has its own laws and regulations for securities brokers and for all types of securities, including stocks, mutual funds, commodities, real estate offerings, uninsured investment products sold by banks and others. The officials enforce these laws and regulations. State securities agencies are responsible also for preventing fraud and abuse in the sale of all but the largest securities offerings. If you have a…

  • Arizona - Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)
    The Arizona DMV site provides information about driver's licenses and education, traffic schools, practice tests, auto titles and other auto-related topics.

  • Arizona - Department of Insurance
    The Consumer Services Division is responsible for gathering and responding to consumer inquiries regarding insurance company or producer activities.

  • Arizona - Public Utilities Commission
    The Public Utilities Commission (RIPUC) and the Division of Public Utilities and Carriers (DPUC) are independent regulatory bodies whose mission is to ensure that safe, reliable, quality utility service is provided at a fair and reasonable cost.

  • Arizona - Superintendent of Banks
    The Arizona state banking department’s mission is to regulate and supervise the financial institutions and enterprises of Arizona according to statutes in ways that will not unreasonably impede economic growth or business activity and provide consumer support to the greatest possible extent.

  • Arizona - Weights and Measures Office
    State Weights and Measures Offices enforce laws and regulations about the labeling, weight, measure or count of packaged items including food and household products. These offices also regulate the accuracy of weighing and measuring devices in supermarket, gas stations, taxicabs, etc. Some city and county offices have weights and measures functions in addition to the state offices listed below that might be listed under either…

  • Arkansas - Attorney General
    The Attorney General is charged with many duties under Arkansas law. He is the state's top law enforcement officer and its chief consumer advocate. Broadly, his duties include the following: - Representing most state agencies, boards and commissions in courts of law; - Advocating for citizens with regard to environment, utilities, antitrust and consumer protection issues; - Providing opinions on legal issues presented by legislators,…

  • Arkansas - Better Business Bureau (BBB)
    Contact for pre-purchase inquiry and complaint information on local businesses. Takes complaints on companies and arbitrates problems and disputes. Monitors and reviews local advertising and tracks and reports on charitable organizations. BBB of the Mid-South, Inc serves West Tennessee, North Mississippi and Eastern Arkansas.

  • Arkansas - Department of Insurance
    The primary mission of the Arkansas Insurance Department (AID) is consumer protection through insurer solvency and market conduct regulation, and fraud prosecution and deterrence. The Consumer Services Division is designed to assist consumers with questions or problems relating to insurance coverage. This includes working to educate consumers on how to shop for insurance products and how to recognize the value of insurance.

  • Arkansas - Public Service Commission
    The Arkansas Public Service Commission (APSC) is a proactive, solutions oriented agency that maximizes customer value and enhances the economic environment of the state. This is done by ensuring safe, reliable and reasonably priced utility service; educating consumers to make independent and informed choices; and ensuring the fair and equitable ad valorem assessment and equalization of public utility and carrier property.

  • Arkansas - Securities Division
    Each state has its own laws and regulations for securities brokers and for all types of securities, including stocks, mutual funds, commodities, real estate offerings, uninsured investment products sold by banks and others. The officials enforce these laws and regulations. State securities agencies are responsible also for preventing fraud and abuse in the sale of all but the largest securities offerings. If you have a…

  • Arkansas - State Bank Department
    The State Bank Department was created by Act 60 of 1913. The Department is charged with regulating the safety and soundness of state chartered, bank holding companies, commercial banks, industrial loan institutions, trust companies and Arkansas Capital Corporation, for which it serves as primary regulator, in order to assure public confidence in these institutions. These banks and other entities hold assets of over $33 billion.

  • Arkansas - The Office of Motor Vehicle
    The Arkansas Office of Motor Vehicle primary responsibilities are to administer the State of Arkansas vehicle registration, title, and lien perfection laws. The Office establishes and maintains the vehicle registration, title and lien perfection operating procedures used in the State Revenue Offices.

  • Arkansas - Weights and Measures Office
    State Weights and Measures Offices enforce laws and regulations about the labeling, weight, measure or count of packaged items including food and household products. These offices also regulate the accuracy of weighing and measuring devices in supermarket, gas stations, taxicabs, etc. Some city and county offices have weights and measures functions in addition to the state offices listed below that might be listed under either…

  • Arthritis Foundation
    This foundation supports people with Arthritis by providing many resources, events and programs, and information about conditions and treatments. The website provides many of the tools needed in order to better understand and live with the disease. There is also a hotline that will answer all your questions about arthritis. You can find your local center online.

  • Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles
    Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles (Advancing Justice - LA) is the nation’s largest legal and civil rights organization for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (NHPI). Founded in 1983 as the Asian Pacific American Legal Center, Advancing Justice - LA serves more than 15,000 individuals and organizations every year. Through direct services, impact litigation, policy advocacy, leadership development, and capacity building, Advancing…

  • Asian Law Alliance
    Over the past 32 years as a nonprofit corporation, the Asian Law Alliance has helped tens of thousands of people in obtaining decent housing, justice in the immigration process, and access to basic human and legal rights. Today, Asian/Pacific Islanders continue to be denied fundamental rights. ALA continues to keep its doors open for those individuals who are limited in English, who do not understand…

  • Asian Law Caucus (ALC)
    Non-profit legal organization which offers assistance to low-income consumers. Promote, advances and represents the legal and civil rights of Asian and Pacific Islander communities. ALC provides help throughout the Bay Area. Free or low-cost, depending on income.

  • Asian Pacific American Dispute Resolution Center
    The Asian Pacific American Dispute Resolution Center (APADRC) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that provides mediation and conflict resolution services to the diverse communities in the Los Angeles area, with a focus on the Asian Pacific Islander Population. They strive to improve human relations and race relations by addressing complex, cross cultural community conflicts and their root causes with community partners through education, training, and…

 
 
 

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